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Magnolia Bakery Cafe

703 Congress St, Beaufort, SC 29902-4608
+1 843-524-1961
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“crepes” (12 reviews)
“french toast” (10 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
703 Congress St, Beaufort, SC 29902-4608
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Coffee & eggs were the only fresh things I ate. The bacon, the biscuit, the potatoes all were warmed over. Will not return

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been wanting to eat breakfast here for a while...food was nothing special, could have made a better breakfast at home. I got a cinnamon roll to go and that was also not worth the money, it had a weird flavor from sitting in the...More

Thank Katie T
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a sure win! Fresh baked goods using King Arthur flour! Food is consistently outstanding! Shrimp salad is always fresh. Breads are the best! I’ve been stopping here for years and the food is consistently fresh and delicious!

Thank Julie A. C
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to this cafe for several years. I always stop in for lunch when in the area! The food is always fresh and consistently delicious.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

It’s in a nice quiet neighborhood, plenty of parking. It’s a cafe and gift shop, which is a bit odd. Our server must have been new. Service was fine, but she seemed vague on some entrees. We had heard the crab cake sandwiches were the...More

Thank Vermont68
Reviewed 14 April 2018

My wife and I had a mid-afternoon lunch and moved the Magnolia Bakery Cafe to the top of the list of our favorite places to eat almost immediately! The menu has something to please virtually everyone (e.g., crab cake salad with red pepper dressing and...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch at Magnolia’s the other day. The tomato soup with arugula was outstanding, and the chicken salad sandwich and tuna salad sandwiches were very nice. Magnolia’s has a Dog Friendly patio.

Thank Fletch1946
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I visit Beaufort quarterly , and it is one of my favorite places. I unfortunately have to say that this restaurant is one of the worst spots I have eaten at. Not only is the service absolutely horrid, but the owners don’t seem to have...More

1  Thank marieR6148JS
Reviewed 11 March 2018

By far the absolute best shrimp and grits I have ever had. The tomato-garlic cream sauce is to die for...and it's homemade right there! So are the baked goods!

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The crepes here are very good with a variety of fillings. The menu is creative and well prepared. Omellets are well prepared with a good choice of fillings. Service is friendly and effecient. They have waterview seats outside when weather is pleasant.

Thank 50Stater
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Congress St, Beaufort, SC 29902-4608
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-524-1961
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